Connor Kennedy is a project management and international development professional with over eight years of experience managing programs in complex operating environments and supporting business and proposal development. In addition to providing project management and business development support to the Water team within the International Development Group (IDG), Ms. Kennedy is also the co-chair of the IDG Climate Change Community of Practice task team dedicated to thought leadership and innovation.
Most recently, Ms. Kennedy provided oversight and management support to the USAID Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership (PEP) Activity and start-up management support to the Uganda Biodiversity for Resilience (B4R) Activity, both implemented by RTI.
Prior to joining RTI, Ms. Kennedy served as the Project Manager for the USAID-funded South Africa Low Emissions Development (SA-LED) Activity and the East and Southern Africa portfolio of USAID’s Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET). Ms. Kennedy previously lived and worked in Rwanda supporting the agriculture and nutrition nonprofit, Gardens for Health International, and served as a Senior Research Associate for the research and innovation lab, AidData.